Learn the latest tools, apps and digital resources for shopping, sourcing, inspiration and designing products online. Presented by Laurel & Wolf Design.
As a fashion editor, Alex Badia sees the trends on the runway long before they hit the streets. Badia will give his insights on the trends seen on the WWDMAGIC show floor and their evolution from the catwalk. Speaker: Alex Badia, Fashion Editor, WWD: Fashion Director, M Magazine.
The word 'influence' is thrown around quite frequently, and has many connotations. What began as a thriving blogging community has now grown into much more, with social content creators creating highly influential content through social platforms like Instagram and Vine. In this panel, we will discuss the future of such influence (and influencers), and how brands can best get involved and get seen. Moderated by: Matte Black.
Join FN PLATFORM and SOLE4SOULS as we give back to the children of Las Vegas. We are partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada to provide Back to School footwear, apparel and accessories to over 300 children ages 6-18. This is a great way to kick off the show for attendees and brands - we need YOU!
Stop by FN PLATFORM's #WESEEYOU Blogger Command Center for a Q&A session with Miss USA.
An in-depth conversation on how denim brands maintain and cater to their customers in the age of sustainability, responsibility and transparency. Panelists will discuss B2B and B2C perspectives on how denim brands change their design and manufacturing techniques to meet market demands, incorporate new design methods and modify their production in order to be more sustainable.
When it comes outfitting for film, television and web programming, designers don’t always run to local shops or designer showrooms to procure wardrobe. To tell the stories of the characters designers often create what they need. That’s where sourcing textiles and materials come in. Costume designers discuss how they build characters through their wardrobes, whether they make it from scratch, thrift it, or even customize something found. They also share current industry trends with retailers, buyers and designers.
Leading shoe, apparel and jewelry designers are now using 3D printing to prototype design in order to save production and time to market costs. Learn from leading designers and brands how 3D printing is helping them maintain and grow their bottom line. This panel is an indepth look at what 3D design & innovation can do for retailers and brands.
Conceptualizing and designing products that consumers want becomes more challenging as technology advances. In order to keep up with the pace at which culture moves, designers now look to crowds to help influence product design. Learn how the power of community is driving innovation.